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not let interest groups persuade us otherwise. we need restrictions and sensible gun control legislation. we need them here and we need them now. our children are counting on us and we really need to not let them down. i yield back. mr. murphy: i yield 1:30 to the gentlelady from california, ms. esh -- eshoo. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized. ms. eshoo: i thank the gentlelady from connecticut. there have been many heart -wrenching tributes this evening. on behalf of my constituents in the 14th congressional district in california, i hope that our words and our prayers and also our future actions will be a source of comfort to the parents of the victims and to the community of newtown, connecticut. it is appropriate that we offer our prayers and our sympathy, but that's not enough. that is not enough. it is in this chamber and in this congress we're together. we can indeed make the changes that the american people in their and wish are looking for. i can't help think of the words of you lincoln's gettysburg address when he said the nation will long remember what we sa
. in the coming weeks i'll use whatever power this office holds to engage my fellow citizens from law enforcement to mental health professionals to parents and educators in an effort aimed at preventing more tragedies like this because what choice do we have? we can't accept events like this as routine. are we really prepared to say that we're powerless in the face of such carnage? that the politics are too hard? >> california senator dianne feinstein who wrote the assault weapons ban which was signed by president clinton in his first term and expired under president bush announced on "meet the press" yesterday that she will introduce a new version of that bill on day one of the new congress. >> it's a first day bill i'm going to introduce in the senate and the same bill will be introduced in the house, a bill to ban assault weapons. it will ban the sale, the transfer, the importation, and the possession not retroactively, but perspectively, and it will ban the same for big clips, drums, or strips of more than ten bullets, so there will be a bill -- >> today senator feinstein told andrea mitchell
you for being with us today. i'm carol costello in atlanta. first a small step toward normally in newtown, connecticut. soledad o'brien joins us live. good morning, soledad. >> reporter: good morning to you, carol. as you said, classes resume today for most of the kids in this community, so many wrestling with so much heartbreak, all of the newtown schools except for sandy hook elementary will reopen. grief and the fears of returning students an additional concern. police officers will be at every single school and today the town will lay to rest, the grandmother of charlotte bacon says her 6-year-old granddaughter was a bundle of energy who loved dresses and a second, jessica rekos, loved horses, she wrote her own horse stories, excited about a pair of cowgirl boots she was expecting to get for christmas. now to get the latest on the school's reopening this morning, sara endo is here in the heart of newtown with more. >> reporter: they're starting to see a lot of school buses rolling by and in about an hour or two classes will be in session. they all may be anxious about schoo
's anne thompson is in newtown for us tonight. anne, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. i'm actually in the center of the borough of sandy hook. near the christmas tree where a big memorial has sprung up in the wake of these shootings. every day brings new details about what happened inside that school. and today we learn that not one, but two people were injured in the attack. welcome news about survivors on a day when the funerals began. old enough to know, too young to understand. the heartbreaking sight of children mourning other children began in newtown today. 6-year-old jack pinto, a loving, vivacious boy, an athletic child, he idolized victor cruz. cruz wrote jack's name on his shoes sunday. now it was the team's turn to pay tribute. >> they were comforted and protected and a message of you're being secure now. >> reporter: noah pozner's mother called her 6-year-old son her "little man." his uncle remembered noah as "smart as a whip." noah's twin sister arielle survived in another classroom. ♪ >> reporter: all 20 children, and the 6 adult women murdered at sandy
of this area. investigators now know that the shooter used to attend the target practice. >> we are learning about the shooter adam lanza. he had aspergers syndrome. we learn that adam lanza may have tried to buy a gun at six sporting goods last week. officers say he was unsuccessful and that attempts and that the employees had been interviewed by police. the chain has pulled several semiautomatic rifles from its shelves nationwide. >> citizens in los gatos even more determined to keep a gun shop and opening up. will tran is live on the scene. this gunshot and implantable for quite awhile? >> that is right out of their permits and licenses. they also had the police department and an officer go in there. just in case anything was wrong so they can fix it. they are ready to go and meeting all of the local people in meeting federal standards. they're not doing anything legally wrong but people around here is a morally you shouldn't open up a gun shop. there were all aware that this place was even available to be open for a gunshot. they complained to the city about it asking why didn't they get
a crisis like this, the really important for us to be able to be with other people, and be able to acknowledge our feelings of sadness, or anger. >> reporter: as people prayed, and sang, their hearts were heavy. many fought back tears thinking about the horrific event. >> we pray for the family who is are grieving. we pray for those who are wounded, and recovering. we pray for those who protected others. and we pray for others who werenesses to this event. >> reporter: one person with a special bond in town is betty. she grew up there. her grief clearly visible. >> at a time like this, our country needs to be united, and feel like we're one. supporting each other. feeling good about that and feeling like there's hope. >> reporter: hope that those suffering such a loss will find comfort knowing that strangers thousands of miles away stand beside them. >>> mother details now about another bay area candlelight vigil scheduled in pleasanton. >>> tonight, the fbi is saying they couldn't retain any information from the computer of adam lanza. special electronics experts tried to piece
. >> when we have a crisis like this, the really important for us to be able to be with other people, and be able to acknowledge our feelings of sadness, or anger. >> reporter: as people prayed, and sang, their hearts were heavy. many fought back tears thinking about the horrific event. >> we pray for the family who is are grieving. we pray for those who are wounded, and recovering. we pray for those who protected others. and we pray for others who werenesses to this event. >> reporter: one person with a special bond in town is betty. she grew up there. her grief clearly visible. >> at a time like this, our country needs to be united, and feel like we're one. supporting each other. feeling good about that and feeling like there's hope. >> reporter: hope that those suffering such a loss will find comfort knowing that strangers thousands of miles away stand beside them. >>> mother details now about another bay area candlelight vigil scheduled in pleasanton. >>> tonight, the fbi is saying they couldn't retain any information from the computer of adam lanza. special electronics experts t
. this is because domestic it is learned that the shooter used to go the target practice. >> we're also learning more this morning about the gunman in that shooting. adam lanza was his name. a former director of securities said that adam lanza and have as burgers syndrome and never knew that he was capable of this violence. he tried to buy a gun at dix sporting goods last week and was unsuccessful at that task. the chain has now pulled certain kinds of semiautomatic rifles off its shelves. >> since the shooting in conn everyone is concerned about security. residents in los gatos fresh off the shooting want to stop a gun and shot from opening. will tran is live on the same. >> they were already against the shop before what happened in conn. many people arguses place even though we already have their permits. the police have gone and made sure everything is in place and say for the public. many people say that is not good enough because there is a playground nearby also an apartment. they're upset with the city of los gatos saying they were never notified that there was someone out there looking t
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